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October 20th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Slotted in SWELL | The Suit Worn on Slater’s 720 Tech Breakdown of Kelly's Xcel Wetsuit Worn During His Portugal Punt

Call it a 540 or 720, 42yr young Kelly Slater shocked the Surfing world with a aerial rotation that defied age and gravity last week in Portugal. The suit that enabled that degree of flexibility was the new XCEL TDC drylock, their warmest wetsuit lining ever with clinically proven smart fiber technology.

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October 13th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Behind the Cover | Ryan Craig Follow The Light Winner Talks Us Through the October Covershot

Getting the Shot: When you’re shooting a wave in the distance and there is a nice bluff behind it like this, you want to compose the shot with the wave on the bottom third of the frame and the bluff taking up the top two-thirds.

Surfer: Michael Dunphy
Camera: Canon 7D
Wave: Salina Cruz
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October 7th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Volcom Denim Tour the Volcom Flagship HQ with Denim Designer JJ Gonzales

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From working summers in the warehouse as a teenager, to becoming the senior denim designer at Volcom, Jeffery James “JJ” Gonzales personifies Volcom’s brand mantra True to This.  (more…)

September 30th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

SWELL Eats | Packable Lentil Salad Ready-Made Superfoods In A Jar for your Next Mission

EATSWhether youre hiking into the lost coast, avoiding baja belly or just trying to stay in surf shape, this packable superfood is the ticket. Just throw all these ready-made products in a mason jar and power up for your session.

Here’s how to prepare your lentil edamame salad without a kitchen (more…)